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Having reoccurring puss filled bumps on upper leg. Sore to touch. What could be causing this?

Jul 2012
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every few months it seems like i have bumps that show up on the front of my upper legs, they are white, filled with puss, with a red ring and become very sore and inflammed looking.. Then they stay for a while before they finally go away, could you please help?
Posted Tue, 30 Oct 2012 in Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by Dr. Praveen Rodrigues 6 hours later
Hi there.
Is it possible to upload a clear photograph of the lesion on this web site?
Are they in a grouped pattern on the thighs & do they appear on one thigh? How long is a they stay 3 days, 1 wwek, 10 days or 2-3 weeks before they go away?
Are you a sportsperson by nature?
Does a friend/aquaintence or sporting partner etc have a similar rash?
Do you enjoy travel/outdoors & do you recall any particular insect bites etc?
Are there any pets in your vicinity?
Await some responses before i make further suggestions. Regds
Dr Praveen Rodrigues MD
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